Tag Archives: Modern Haiku

morning after . . .

morning after the fog the mountain Modern Haiku, 44.2, 2013 Advertisements

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alphabet soup . . .

alphabet soup I practice cradling love in a stainless spoon 2nd Place, Robert Spiess Memorial 2013 Haiku Award I am humbled and honored to have received recognition in Modern Haiku‘s annual Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Competition. Named for the journal’s beloved … Continue reading

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butterfly net . . .

butterfly net . . . all the words I can’t take back Modern Haiku, 43.3 , Autumn 2012

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ribbon grass . . .

ribbon grass . . . the undulating rhythm of birdsong Modern Haiku, 43.3 , Autumn 2012

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Modern Haiku monostich . . .

winter night a litany of falling stars equinox my glass half-full again Modern Haiku, 43.2 , Summer 2012

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another white lie . . .

  another white lie I can’t bear to repeat . . . hunger moon Modern Haiku, vol. 43.1, Winter/Spring 2012

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A word (or two) about monostich . . .

  giving voice to my night coyotes Modern Haiku, vol. 43.1, Winter/Spring 2012 I’ve recently started trying my hand at monostich, or one-line haiku–the English-language version of the Japanese practice of writing haiku in one horizontal line across the page.  Some months ago … Continue reading

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Autumn confessional . . .

blind alley . . . she takes a turn for the worse           Modern Haiku, vol. 42.3, Autumn 2011 Confession #1:  Not all haiku/senryū are strictly autobiographical.  Confession #2:  I sometimes live in my head.  Confession #3:  I like living there.  … Continue reading

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